I spoke to Hyperallergic about Maya ceramic artists, alcoholic enemas, and a great plate for venison tamales: https://hyperallergic.com/515712/the-history-context-and-legacy-of-an-ancient-maya-plate/
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Into the Centipede’s Jaws: Sumptuous Offerings from the Sacred Cenote at Chichén Itzá
At the Met, All That Dazzles Is Not Just Gold — It’s Feathers, Too
Calakmul vs. Palenque!
See my new post about Golden Kingdoms for Now at The Met: Sharpening Ceremony and Ritual: The Beautiful Blades of Golden Kingdoms
I reviewed Oswaldo Chinchilla’s new book for caa.reviews!
Post critic Sebastian Smee on Golden Kingdoms! Don’t expect to see a more beautiful show than “Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas” anytime soon. The exhibition, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a fresh, transformative take on pre-Columbian art. It boasts more than 200 objects made from gleaming gold, green and blueContinue reading “REVIEW: Golden Kingdoms in WaPo”